Ann Cotten is the Director of the Schaefer Center for Public Policy at the University of Baltimore. The Schaefer Center is an applied research unit within the School of Public Affairs with a mission to bring the knowledge and expertise of the university community to bear in solving the problems faced by government and non-profit organizations. The Center’s work focuses on program evaluation, opinion research, strategic management and performance measurement, and management consulting.
Lloyd A. Blanchard is an Assistant Professor of Public Administration at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. His public sector experience includes serving as senior advisor for financial management at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, chief operating officer of the Small Business Administration, and associate director for the Office of Management and Budget. Prior to his time in government, he served on the faculty of the Daniel J.
William G. Barron, Jr., is a senior client executive at Northrop Grumman Corporation. Prior to joining Northrop Grumman, Barron was a visiting lecturer in the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University for the spring 2005 semester. Before returning to Princeton, Barron was senior vice president for economic studies at the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago. Barron spent the 2003–2004 and 2002–2003 academic years at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, where he was the Frederick H.